1 in 15 children are exposed to intimate partner violence each year, and 90% of these children are eyewitnesses to this violence1

On average nearly

20 people
per minute

are physically abused by an intimate partner in the United States1

In 2016, 172,573 hotline calls were answered in the state of Texas.

That averages around 473 calls each day in Texas alone2

In 2018, the City of Dallas reported 15,425 domestic violence related offenses and 24 murders3

of Texas Women have experienced intimate partner violence in their lifetime2

In 2017,

136

Texas women were killed due to intimate partner violence2

Nationally, 1 in 4 women

and 1 in 7 men

aged 18 and older have been the victim of severe physical violence by an intimate partner in their lifetime4

1. National Coalition Against Domestic  2. Texas Council on Family Violence 3. Dallas Police Department Family Violence Unit Crime Report 4. The National Domestic Violence Hotline


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